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Ohio State faces Clemson in Orange Bowl tonight

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and Andrew P. Hertz, president and chairman of the Orange Bowl Committee. Courtesy of the Orange Bowl. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and Andrew P. Hertz, president and chairman of the Orange Bowl Committee. Courtesy of the Orange Bowl.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -

To paraphrase Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, if his Tigers are really going to have a breakthrough moment to cap this season, they need to win a BCS game.
    
Just their luck, they're facing a coach who never loses them.
    
Urban Meyer took Utah to a BCS game, and won. He took Florida to three of them, and won them all. And now he's taken No. 7 Ohio State back to the BCS stage, with the Buckeyes facing the 12th-ranked Tigers in the Orange Bowl on Friday night.
    
Clemson (10-2) was in the Orange Bowl two years ago, losing 70-33 to West Virginia, a game that the Tigers were leading early. The Buckeyes (12-1) are coming off their first loss in two years, falling in the Big Ten title game.

Kickoff is at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

FOX 19 contributed.


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